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Pro-life and pro-birth are not the same things. Lala lays out the difference between them and what we can do to be pro-life.
Hi Friends. Have you ever been wrong? Me too! Have you ever tried something different, and that been wrong too? Same, same! No shame in getting it wrong; hey, at least you tried! Try again with something different; just keep trying! Many of our problems exist...
Do you know when to talk to your children about sexual abuse? Because knowing when is knowing how to protect them from sexual abuse.
Keeping our children safe means opening the lines of communication about their boundaries. How to talk to your child about sexual abuse?
COVID-19 quarantined at home with kids? Exhausted, overwhelmed, anxious? Make a plan before emotions flare. Find creative outlets for that extra energy.
Happy Halloween! Make sure you protect your children while they enjoy fall festivals, pumpkin patches, and trick-or-treating this Halloween.
Do you ever think one of your children could be a bully? It is a hard question to answer, but children who bully belong to someone.
What have you got to lose? April 30th is the NO SPANK CHALLENGE – one day to take a break from spanking our children. One day! That’s it.
How can you or I prevent abuse in April? How can we make a difference? We could start with just one small thing each day.
If we’re not supposed to yell, and spanking is no longer an acceptable discipline method, then what are we supposed to do?
Do you know ‘The Hate U Give’? It has an important message in the acronym “THUG LIFE.” The Hate U Give Little Infants Fucks Everyone.
What if we could prevent our children from hating themselves, and instead foster self-love and in turn, self-care? Turns out, we can! Imagine if you will growing up with a particular set of values. Perhaps you don’t even have to imagine it; perhaps you actually did...
If you’ve seen the Gillette commercial addressing toxic masculinity [below], chances are you have an opinion about it. The ad takes a new spin on the decades-old Gillette slogan, asking “Is this the best a man can get?” while showing news clips and dramatizations of...
What does it take to stop child abuse? It takes all of us committing ourselves to stopping it. Do you know what to do? Here’s where to start.
Spanking teaches kids lessons, but are they the lessons most parents want their kids to learn. Try giving it up spanking for just one day.
Is there anything wrong with telling kids about an imaginary Easter Bunny and asking them to sit in his lap? Let’s think about it.
It can be fun to sharing on social media details of our kids’ lives. Is it the right thing to do? What does it teach our kids about boundaries and consent?
What if, for Lent this year, we gave up spanking? Not forever, just for forty days. A fast, if you will, just to test the waters and see where a non-spanking lifestyle could take us.
The Turpin “house of horrors” shocked the nation. How did it go unnoticed? We’re all good at ignoring signs of child abuse.
Thinking small in the new year people can accomplish more of their goals with less weight on their shoulders.Thinking small in the new year memories last.
Part of the problem of sexual misconduct in men is we excuse certain behaviors from our male children by repeating a long held mantra, “boys will be boys.”
Some smart toys ask personal questions such as school name, parents’ names, town, and more in order to have natural conversations with children.
The holiday season fast approaches. How about some tips for keeping our littles safe from child predators this holiday season?
Ignorance may be bliss, that’s true, but not with child sexual abuse. Ignorance is risky behavior. What you don’t know could hurt you, or your children.
How to talk about 9/11 with your children? Peace in the world begins with children. Here are some tips.
Seat belts and bike helmets keep kids safe; but our kids are more likely to suffer sex abuse, do you know how to protect your children from that?
Sending your kids to school, or back to school, means understanding how to protect them from sexual abuse while in school.
Vanity Fair reports Angelina Jolie did something horrible in her casting of child actors for an a movie. We all should take a stand.
No mom is perfect, so stop mom shaming. Focus on ways to prevent child abuse. Preventing child abuse shows the importance of children. Stop mom shaming now!
Leading by example is important when parents raise their children. Leading by example will show children how they should behave and prevent bullying.
Is your child being bullied; or worse, a bully? The best way to stop bullying is to lead by example. Stop acting like a bully yourself.
Summertime children are protected by the sun but what about sexual abuse? Here are tips to protect children from sexual abuse.
A Georgia school coercing a mother into “letting” her child be paddled in school. This is the way to create, not solve problems
All children need to learn a lesson through experience, but they shouldn’t go through painful corporal punishment. A lesson should shine in a positive light.
Rape will never end until we stop judging rape victims, start believing them, and stop criticizing their supporters. We can do it.
Six year old’s body shame. Even when they’ve been taught not to. That’s a problem, and there are things you as parents can do about that.
Bystander intervention helps prevent abuse before it happens and helps to set a precedent for what is acceptable behavior and what is not.
There are a lot of things parents can do to prevent their children from being sexually abused. They all start with understanding more about sexual abuse.
What do you do if your child says they were sexually abused. There are things you can say that will make a huge difference. Starting with “I believe you.”
It’s important for parents to protect children from sexual abuse. Educating children about the topic gives the tools to protect them.
Despite all the hand wringing, web TV series “13 Reasons Why” isn’t as scary or bad as some are saying. At least we’re talking about teen suicide.
Reporting suspected child abuse is a good idea, and for many it’s the law. Before you check your state’s mandatory reporting laws check your morals.
What happens when we punish kids for speaking out about abuse? We teach them some unintended lessons
Is it harmless when a child won’t take “no” for an answer from a peer? Is it criminal? Or is it a chance to learn?
Bullying and domestic violence: If we want children to be nice to each other, we need to watch how we treat them and how we treat each other.
Childhood milestones, not all children are the same. Allow your children to be little, and when they are big, they will know how to be.
It’s time we rethink the act of shaming our children and labeling it discipline. Teaching children to manage anger is best done by modeling it ourselves.
Breaking the cycle of abuse. The cornerstones of any abusive family; the secrets, the lying, the overwhelming guilt and shame.
Do you know the difference between spanking and child abuse? Worried you might cross the line? Then don’t spank your kids then. Problem solved!
Parents somehow manage to keep the bad habits of previous generations while adopting new ones. That’s a problem. Do you need to put down your phone?
“Clowns Seen in Wooded Areas Luring Children to Join Them,” an attention-getting headline, but what about the rest of the facts? Can we blame the clowns?
The sad reality is children’s stress levels rise when our children spend more time in front of a computer and less time outside playing.
Parents need to talk to children of both sexes about appropriate sexual consent and sexual boundaries. Sons and daughters.
We are bombarded by recent violence. If we want a more peaceful world, we need to teach our children to be loving, non-violent and peaceful.
Choosing a good nanny can be a huge help. Choosing a bad nanny is a huge risk. Learn how you can tell the difference between the two.
Every parent’s worst nightmare, choosing the wrong daycare and all that means. Learn what you need to know in order to keep your children safe in daycare
Do you resort to bullying your children? Are you sure? The real question is are we teaching our children to bully. Here’s some tips.
Top 10 things your child loves about you? They need to feel they matter in big ways, in small ways and in ways they don’t even recognize yet.
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